Abandoned bicycles growing concern for Coast Guard, Washington State Ferries

Abandoned bicycles growing concern for Coast Guard, Washington State Ferries
SEATTLE – Bicycles left on Washington State Ferries significantly impact ferry and Coast Guard operations. When a passenger leaves their bicycle on a ferry, it’s the duty of Coast Guard and ferry personnel to treat it as a potential distress situation until the bicyclist can be confirmed safe. A team of more than a dozen Coast Guard employees respond when a bike is left on a ferry and it can...